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POLLASTRINI, Enrico (1817 - 1876), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
POLLASTRINI, Enrico (1817 - 1876), Painter, draughtsman

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Italian, 19th century, male.

Born 15 June 1817, in Livorno; died 11 January 1876, in Florence.

Painter, draughtsman. Religious subjects, battles, figures.

Pollastrini was taught by Giuseppe Bezzuoli, although his artistic education consisted mainly of his study of the old masters. He was subsequently appointed as professor and then chairman of the Accademia in Florence. He was both a fine colourist and an able draughtsman.

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